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Name Randolph, Peter
City Woodville
State MS
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
For biographical information from the Federal Judicial Center, see www.fjc.gov/servlet/nGetInfo?jid=1965

Randolph, Peter
Born 1779 in Nottoway County, VA
Died January 30, 1832, in Woodville, MS

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For biographical information from the Federal Judicial Center, see www.fjc.gov/servlet/nGetInfo?jid=1965

Randolph, Peter
Born 1779 in Nottoway County, VA
Died January 30, 1832, in Woodville, MS

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Mississippi
Received a recess appointment from James Monroe on June 25, 1823, to a seat vacated by William B. Shields; nominated to the same position by James Monroe on December 5, 1823. Confirmed by the Senate on December 9, 1823, and received commission on December 9, 1823. Service terminated on January 30, 1832, due to death.

Education:
College of William and Mary
Read law, 1806

Professional Career:
Planter, Wilkinson County, Mississippi
Private practice, Nottoway County, Virginia, 1806-1812
State delegate, Virginia
Virginia militia lieutenant colonel, 1807-1810
Judge, General Court of Virginia, Fifth Judicial Circuit, 1812-1820
Private practice, Woodville, Mississippi, 1820-1823



This additional biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Randolph, Peter
Born 1779 in Nottoway County, VA
Died January 30, 1832, in Woodville, MS

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Mississippi
Received a recess appointment from James Monroe on June 25, 1823, to a seat vacated by William B. Shields; nominated to the same position by James Monroe on December 5, 1823. Confirmed by the Senate on December 9, 1823, and received commission on December 9, 1823. Service terminated on January 30, 1832, due to death.

Education:
College of William and Mary
Read law, 1806

Professional Career:
Planter, Wilkinson County, Mississippi
Private practice, Nottoway County, Virginia, 1806-1812
State delegate, Virginia
Virginia militia lieutenant colonel, 1807-1810
Judge, General Court of Virginia, Fifth Judicial Circuit, 1812-1820
Private practice, Woodville, Mississippi, 1820-1823

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